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08.May.2016 Oregon State University Will Force Incoming Students to Take ‘Social Justice Training’

As this article points out. My questions are these: How does any decent human support “force” of any kind? Aren’t they implying students are too stupid to figure out how to treat people on their own? How do we as fans of the sports team continue to support a University that uses force and brainwashing, […]

15.Oct.2014 Is an OSU Diploma a Dunce Cap?

I have written extensively about the college/education bubble. Tuition has risen more than quality of education (which if anything, has decreased), etc. When a potential employer looks at your resume and sees Oregon State (or Oregon, Washington State, etc), is this nothing more than a quick selection tool? If so, not going to college might […]

29.Feb.2012 Student Loan Bubble & Its Relation to College Football

With the record setting TV contracts being negotiated, one would think college football is a healthy sport. That there's no threat to seemingly solvent universities. But the casual observer does not understand a key mechanism driving the sport's growth: student loans. Take a look at this graph:                 […]

12.Dec.2011 General Discussion

Discuss the Banker situation, recruiting, Fred Thompson, the upcoming hoops game, etc etc. Anything goes. I'll have a thread up on Tuesday for hoops.

30.Jun.2011 The Problem of Conduct

Subtitled: What would Socrates say about Mike Riley and Chip Kelly? The problem in determining proper conduct is that, on the surface, "proper" appears to be a matter of personal taste and preference rather than universal truth. Three popular solutions, at least in Western societies, are as follows: 1. We should act in a way […]

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